Example sentences for: abruptly

How can you use “abruptly” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • If the inspiratory muscle activity ceases abruptly at the end of inspiration, completely passive expiration results in early peaking of the flow due to unopposed recoil of the lung and the chest wall.

  • The next major advance, however, abruptly turned attention back to RNA-guided modifications of the genome.

  • When I missed a good alternative guess at the origin of cold turkey referring to a drug addict who quits abruptly, I received numerous letters from would-be etymologists correcting me.

  • In September 1997, Jarrah abruptly switched his intended course of study from dentistry to aircraft engineering-at the Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg.

  • Worse, he's very big on language humor, on purposely mismatching tone and topic and veering abruptly between high-flown rhetoric and scatological bluntness.


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